amsterdam netherlands

Weeknight Dinner Around the World

Weeknight Dinner Around the World

We asked 18 families to show us what they have for dinner on a typical weeknight.
War Made Her a Refugee. Now She’s ‘Home,’ in Amsterdam’s Counterculture.

War Made Her a Refugee. Now She’s ‘Home,’ in Amsterdam’s Counterculture.

It has been seven years since Souad fled Syria. In the Netherlands, she is learning to define herself as more than just a Muslim, a Syrian or a displaced person.
War Made Her a Refugee. Now She’s ‘Home,’ in Amsterdam’s Counterculture.

War Made Her a Refugee. Now She’s ‘Home,’ in Amsterdam’s Counterculture.

It has been seven years since Souad fled Syria. In the Netherlands, she is learning to define herself as more than just a Muslim, a Syrian or a displaced person.
Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce New Partial Ban on Burqas

Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce New Partial Ban on Burqas

A Dutch law, criticized by rights groups as anti-Muslim, went into effect on Thursday, barring face coverings in some public places. Many officials say it’s not a priority.
Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce New Partial Ban on Burqas

Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce New Partial Ban on Burqas

A Dutch law, criticized by rights groups as anti-Muslim, went into effect on Thursday, barring face coverings in some public places. Many officials say it’s not a priority.

At War: To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice

Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her decision.
Want to See Amsterdam? How About Groningen Instead?

Want to See Amsterdam? How About Groningen Instead?

The police patrolling in the red-light district of Amsterdam last year.
Facing 19 Million Tourists, the Dutch Urge Visitors to Try Somewhere New

Facing 19 Million Tourists, the Dutch Urge Visitors to Try Somewhere New

The police patrolling in the red-light district of Amsterdam last year.
Amsterdam to Ban Tours of Its Red-Light District

Amsterdam to Ban Tours of Its Red-Light District

Thousands of tourists visit the red-light district every week, Amsterdam officials said. But the crowds have not been beneficial for prostitutes, who tend to be gawked at by visitors while potential
Amsterdam to Ban Tours of Its Red-Light District

Amsterdam to Ban Tours of Its Red-Light District

Thousands of tourists visit the red-light district every week, Amsterdam officials said. But the crowds have not been beneficial for prostitutes, who tend to be gawked at by visitors while potential
U.K. Economy Falters as Brexit Looms. Amsterdam Sees Risks, and Opportunity.

U.K. Economy Falters as Brexit Looms. Amsterdam Sees Risks, and Opportunity.

Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, a major hub for air cargo. People in the Netherlands, Britain’s third-largest trading partner, have been nervous about the implications for their country since the June
U.K. Economy Falters as Brexit Looms. Amsterdam Sees Risks, and Opportunity.

U.K. Economy Falters as Brexit Looms. Amsterdam Sees Risks, and Opportunity.

Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, a major hub for air cargo. People in the Netherlands, Britain’s third-largest trading partner, have been nervous about the implications for their country since the June
Fake Islands Bring a Dutch Lake Back to Life

Fake Islands Bring a Dutch Lake Back to Life

Visitors at Marker Wadden, the first of the five artificial islands to open to the public on the Markermeer, a once sediment-choked lake.
Fake Islands Bring a Dutch Lake Back to Life

Fake Islands Bring a Dutch Lake Back to Life

Visitors at Marker Wadden, the first of the five artificial islands to open to the public on the Markermeer, a once sediment-choked lake.
Rare Photo Is a Teenage van Gogh, but Not Vincent

Rare Photo Is a Teenage van Gogh, but Not Vincent

This photograph, long thought to be of Vincent van Gogh at 13, is actually his brother Theo at 15, researchers in Amsterdam said on Thursday.
The Ecosystem in Immigrants’ Guts Is Shaped by the Place They Call Home

The Ecosystem in Immigrants’ Guts Is Shaped by the Place They Call Home

Ka Bao Vue, right, preparing young dancers for a ceremony at the Miss Hmong America Pageant this year in La Crosse, Wis.
The Ecosystem in Immigrants’ Guts Is Shaped by the Place They Call Home

The Ecosystem in Immigrants’ Guts Is Shaped by the Place They Call Home

Ka Bao Vue, right, preparing young dancers for a ceremony at the Miss Hmong America Pageant this year in La Crosse, Wis.
The Ecosystem in Immigrants’ Guts Is Shaped by the Place They Call Home

The Ecosystem in Immigrants’ Guts Is Shaped by the Place They Call Home

Ka Bao Vue, right, preparing young dancers for a ceremony at the Miss Hmong America Pageant this year in La Crosse, Wis.
The Ecosystem in Immigrants’ Guts Is Shaped by the Place They Call Home

The Ecosystem in Immigrants’ Guts Is Shaped by the Place They Call Home

Ka Bao Vue, right, preparing young dancers for a ceremony at the Miss Hmong America Pageant this year in La Crosse, Wis.
The Story of Amsterdam, Told Through Its Trash

The Story of Amsterdam, Told Through Its Trash

In order of appearance, toothpaste from 2004-2005, photographic film from 1975-2005, a horseshoe from 1350-1550, a Delft plate from 1740-1790, human remains from 1750-1937 and a figurine from